FluroTech (TSXV:TEST), (“FluroTech” or the “Company”) is pleased to introduce Mr. Curtis Smith as Chief Financial Officer taking over responsibilities from Mr. Gary Jones, who has been appointed Vice President of Business Development.
Over the past three years Mr. Smith led the finance team at Eguana Technologies Inc, a TSX-V and OTCQB traded company, where he restructured the finance group to prepare the company for its transition to a globally-recognized technology leader in power conversion and control systems for distributed energy storage. Previously, he guided a private cold press juice company from conceptualization to a national brand leader as well as leading the finance team at a Calgary based oil field service company through a merger and integration process with a billion-dollar acquirer. His career began in the entrepreneurship group at KPMG, where Mr. Smith was an audit manager.
“Mr. Smith has demonstrated success in each stage of his career. He brings an extensive background in financial reporting, regulatory controls and capital markets, as well as, an in-depth knowledge of what it takes to bring a Company from conceptualization to profitability,” stated Danny Dalla-Longa, FluroTech’s Chief Executive Officer. “Mr. Jones was pivotal in helping the Company raise $11.2 million and leading the Company’s public listing on the TSX-V. We are excited for him to deploy his extensive sales and leadership skills in the commercialization of the CompleTestTM product.”
Prior to FluroTech, Mr. Jones was one of the Managing Partners for a Private Equity firm involved in the Energy Sector. Gary still serves as a Director for a number of Canadian private companies. He has also served as Vice-President, Investment Counsellor for one of Canada’s major Financial Institutions.
FluroTech is a technology and marketing company whose core business is focused on the commercialization of new technologies in the cannabis industry. FluroTech‘s proprietary spectroscopy-based technology allows for the testing and identification of organic and inorganic compounds contained within biological samples. Using the technology that was developed at the University of Calgary in conjunction with the University of Alberta, FluroTech has developed a two-part solution comprising an instrument called the CompleTest™ and consumable testing kits.
To learn more, visit www.FluroTech.com.
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